A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer can be terrifying, whether a recurrence or an initial diagnosis. While there is currently no cure, you do have options. In this video, you'll learn how cancer metastasizes and what your options are going forward.
Metastatic Breast Cancer
A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer can be frightening and confusing. In this series, you’ll learn about what to expect during treatment and some strategies for coping with collateral damage, the symptoms and side effects of the disease and its treatment.
A metastatic diagnosis can be divided into two categories: local or distant recurrence. In this video, you'll learn about the differences between the two and what that means for your body.
Metastatic disease is often treated with multiple therapies including hormone and chemotherapies, surgery, and radiation. In this video, you'll learn learn about the treatment options available and what happens if your tumor stops responding to treatment.
When diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, managing your disease becomes your new reality. In this video, you'll learn about navigating your disease and your life outside of breast cancer.
Adding a palliative care specialist to your medical team ensures there is someone present who is completely focused on helping relieve the pain, symptoms, and side effects associated with your cancer. In this video, you'll learn what palliative care is and how you will benefit from it.